OTTAWA – The Bank of Canada will launch its new Financial System Hub on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

Description

The Financial System Hub will serve as the Bank’s new online resource for timely research and analysis on financial stability issues.

In conjunction with the launch of the Hub, the Bank will publish highlights of its autumn Financial System Survey as well as new analysis examining selected issues relevant to the financial system:

  • “Financial System Resilience and House Price Corrections”
  • “The Impact of Recent Policy Changes on the Canadian Mortgage Market”
Time

11:00 (Eastern Time)

Lock-Up

At 8:00 (ET), journalists are invited to review the Financial System Hub materials, under embargo, at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa (please use the Bank of Canada Museum entrance, located at 30 Bank Street, on the corner of Bank and Wellington). Be sure to have your press card with you.

For security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm their presence by calling Media Relations at 613-782-8782 before noon (ET) on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Journalists who have not registered WILL NOT BE ADMITTED to the lock-up.

During the lock-up, at 08:45 (ET), Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins will discuss the Hub and take questions on its contents. Information gathered at the session may be used freely in news reports and commentaries. Cameras will not be permitted.

In addition, Bank experts will be available to provide background technical information and respond to questions. The technical briefing is on background and not attributable to the Bank or its officers. Electronic recording will not be permitted.

At 11:00 (ET), the lock-up ends and the embargo is lifted.

Distribution

The Financial System Hub will be available at 11:00 (ET) on the Bank’s website.

Note

For more information, please contact Media Relations at 613-782-8782.